- US US-store Archives/RG-COM
The Center for Religion, Spirituality, and Social Justice is dedicated to fostering and celebrating a diversity of practice and opinion regarding religion, spirituality, culture, ability, disability, and social justice policy. They encourage and support engagement on our campus, in the broader Grinnell community and the global commons, in the form of dialogue, programming, and service.
Records from Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations at Grinnell College. Contains information about grants applied for, received, and not received by the College.
Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations
Consists of the early records of the founding of Iowa College, including correspondence by members of the Iowa Band, including Julius Reed; financial records; articles of incorporation; annual reports; land deeds; and committee reports to the Board of Trustees.
The bulk of the collection is from the 1980s and consists of reports, memos, and statistical studies conducted by the Office of Evaluation & Planning (title varies, also called Office of Research & Evaluation in the late 1980s), primarily for the Admissions Office. Edward Barboni was director of the office 1981-87, Ruth Wheeler 1987-89. Katharine Guroff served part time some years during the early and middle 1970s as Institutional Researcher in the Office of the Dean, and a few of her studies are included
Papers and records of various faculty departments.
Records of the libraries, including acquisitions, budgets, personnel, and buildings.
Grinnell College -- Libraries
Papers and records of various student organizations and projects.
Papers detailing the personal and family history of Foster C. Rinefort Jr., Grinnell College class of 1956. Emphasis on athletics.
Foster C. Rinefort Jr.
Consists of material written by, about, and for Charles H. Foster. Included are copies of lectures given by Foster, book reviews written by and about him, and correspondence with colleagues and friends. This collection contains copies of correspondence written by Foster to Robert Frost and also letters received by Foster from MacKinlay Kantor, Paul Engle, Perry Miller, Curt Harnack, and Joseph F. Wall. Additionally, this collection includes unpublished manuscripts (one incomplete) by Foster. Also included are two signed Perry Miller books that were given to Foster from Miller.
Foster, Charles H. (Charles Howell)
The collection consists of twenty-six letters, one land deed, and three loose envelopes.
Letters are written between George Washigton Cook and Electa C. Cook to family and friends, particularly Sarah E. Cook, Collins Cook, and Henry W. Cook. The letters detail life in Grinnell, IA, during the 1857-1860 time period.
The land deed is dated January 1, 1859 and is signed by J.B. Grinnell.
Cook, George Washington
In this file dated 1917-1931 are newspaper clippings and photographs in a scrapbook about President Main, a short biography of Harriet Hamlin, and the bulk of the collection consists of personal letters between Hamlin and Main.
Consists of 2 compositions: Riding in the Sage by Anna M. Woodruff and Climbing the Hill by Delia J. Woodruff.
Woodruff, Anna M.
Personal and college correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, school paperwork, and small artifacts (class ring, Maltese cross charm, and watch fob).
10 hand-written volumes detailing the meetings of the Calocagathian society over its 48 year existence.